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Hestia gave up her place amongst the Olympians. Painting by Gordon Dean.

Hestia (HESS-tee-uh). Goddess of hearth, home and family. Hestia was originally one of the twelve supreme gods on Mount Olympus, but she grew tired of the petty intrigues and wrangling that went on amongst the Olympians. So she gave up her position to Dionysus, the god of wine.